COOL STUFF IN JAPAN 04 - “POP QUIZ”
A Tokyo Taxi is to a Manhattan Yellow Cab as…
a. Schroeder is to Pig Pen
b. Cal Ripken Jr. is to Barry Bonds
c. A Flushed Toilet is to an Un-Flushed Toilet
d. Clean is to Dirty
e. All of the above
The correct answer is “E”, we are looking for letter “E”… hmm… do I see any letter “E’s” out there??? What’s that? Is that a “5”? Sir, that’s not even a letter. I repeat, we are looking for the letter “E”… “E” as in “Every day I am closer to being dead”.
COOL STUFF IN JAPAN 03 - “¿Can I get un taxi por favor?”
For some bizarre reason I spent most of my time in Japan speaking broken Spanish. Not quite sure why, but that was my go to language. The human brain does funny things sometimes. Or at least mine does.
That being said, it was not very efficient, seeing as most folks seemed to know at least a bit of English, but no one seemed to know any Spanish.